How To Plant Dragon Fruit – A Step By Step Guide
Are you a gardener who wants to know more about how to plant dragon fruit due to its delicious taste and gorgeous look?
Types of Dragon Fruit
Red fleshed fruit also known as Hylocereus costaricensis White fleshed fruit also known as Hylocereus undatus Yellow skin and white flesh is also known as Hylocereus Megalanthus
Dragon fruits are native to Central and Southern America as well as Mexico. It thrives in mild winters with no frost. But can tolerate occasional cold ...
Step by Step on How to Plant Dragon Fruit
Dragon fruit grows from cuttings or seed. To grow from seed, squash the flesh onto a paper towel and keep it in a moist warm area. Do not expose them to direct sunlight.
Propagation of the Dragon Fruits
Step by Step Planting Guide
Planting Spot. Choose a spot that attracts a good amount of sun. Dragon fruit thrives in good sunlight.
Every 2 – 3 weeks apply organic fertilizer as a foliar spray or mixed with water put it around the plant. Each spring, reapply and replenish the compost manure.
Once you plant, mulch them to protect their shallow roots from drying. Water them each week to encourage new root formation.